True/False Indicate whether the
statement is true or false.


1.

Determining the average rate of change of a function is equivalent to finding
the slope of the tangent to the function.

Multiple Choice Identify the
choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


2.

A secant drawn through the points shown on the graph has a slope of
a.   c.  5  b.  2  d.  


3.

The average rate of change of the function y = x^{3} from
x = 1 to x = 3 is


4.

The average rate of change of the function y = x^{2}
– x – 1 from x = –1 to x = 4 is


5.

The number of people, P, at a playground after t min is given by
P = t^{3} + 4t + 20. The average rate of change of the number of
people at the playground from 3 min to 4 min is
a.  39 people/min  c.  59 people/min  b.  41 people/min  d.  100 people/min 
